Andrew McIntosh is a violinist, violist and composer. He performs regularly on period instruments with Tesserae, Musica Angelica and Bach Collegium San Diego, has served as guest concertmaster for baroque operas with LA Opera and Opera UCLA, and has also performed with the Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra, Agave Baroque, Musica Pacifica and the American Bach Soloists. He is a frequent recitalist, performing with historical keyboardist Ian Pritchard and fortepianist Steven Vanhauwaert, and has been featured performing solo Bach at the San Francisco Symphony’s SoundBox series.
McIntosh’s compositions have been played at venues across Europe and the US, and he has received commissions from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Industry Opera Company, Calder Quartet, Yarn/Wire, Bludenzer Tage Zeitgemäßer Musik, the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, and from violinists Marco Fusi, Movses Pogossian and Ilya Gringolts. He is based in the LA area and currently serves full time on the faculty of the California Institute of the Arts teaching violin, viola, composition, chamber music and historical performance practice.